Plan your stay in Groningen
The Independent said: “Groningen is an undiscovered gem”. And that is absolutely true! Groningen will surprise you with it’s relaxed atmosphere and lively city center. The city dates back many centuries and has a rich history. Now it is home to a young population and many shops, restaurants, museums and bars. Groningen is a city worth exploring, and you might just fall a little bit in love with it.
Where to stay?
There are a few different hotel options available. We recommend the NH Hotel, which is located conveniently across the street from the University Medical Center. The hotel is also close to the city center where you can find lots of restaurants, bars, sights and shops. If you want to discover Groningen like the locals, hire a bike (but please mind the traffic).
Attractions & Restaurants
You can find a variety of dining options, within walking distance from each other in the city center- see recommendations here. There are several attractions such as The Groningen Museum, The Forum, The Martini Church, and canal boat rides.
Transport within Groningen
The Symposium Location: University Medical Center Groningen
Where in the UMCG?
The symposium lectures will be located in the Rode Zaal, which is located on the second floor of of the UMCG; it is accessible by lift or by stairs from the Winkelstraat. Other sessions will also be located in the onderwijs centrum.
There will be industry exhibitors, posters, and catering on the ground floor, around the fountain.
Volunteers will guide you throughout the program to the various locations.
Where is the UMCG located in Groningen?
UMCG, Hanzeplein 1, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
The UMCG is located in the center of Groningen. It can easily be reached by bike, car and public transport. For more information about how to reach the UMCG please visit the website of the UMCG.